Locals of different villages in Baitadi district have been hit hard due to disruption of telephone service since February 8.
The locals of Tallo Sworad area including Giregada, Rodidewal and Amchora VDCs have been facing problems after a Nepal Telecom tower installed at Giregada VDC went dysfunctional following lightning.
A local Jagadish Bhatta said, “We are compelled to use Indian mobile services as an alternative to NT.”
Baitadi Office of the Nepal Telecom, however, said that the service would be restored soon.
Most of the towers of Nepal Telecom in Baitadi suffered damages due to the lightning on February 8.